The aim of the authors in this work is to place before the medical profession the subject of myomas of the uterus in an adequate but not too voluminous manner. Consequently the work appears in one volume, beautifully illustrated and attractive in every way.
From carefully preserved specimens and histories, dating from 1889 to 1909, they have been able to furnish in the work a complete account of the operations, pathology and results in 1,674 cases. These cases are taken from Johns Hopkins University and the private clinics of the authors. The history of the surgical procedure appropriate to uterine myomas, has not been considered, but the operations in the respective cases show conclusively the advance in this line of surgery.
Much stress has been laid on the errors which have occurred, and which will be of great interest to surgeons generally.
Statistics show a gradually lessened mortality, and the